Richie Sancheti

Head- Investment Funds Practice, Nishith Desai Associates

Richie leads the Investment Funds Practice at Nishith Desai Associates. Richie advises on optimum structures for setting up onshore and offshore investment funds. He advises fund managers in connection with the formation, carry allocation program and governance of private funds. Richie is a frequent speaker at domestic and international conferences on private equity including the Indian Venture Capital Association, PERE Summit, etc. He advises on extensive range of tax and corporate matters; setting up of private equity and venture capital funds; outbound investments and cross-border investment deals and acquisitions.

Richie specializes in formation and operation of venture capital, private equity and open end funds that are focused on investing in India. He has extensive experience in designing fund structures and advising on market terms. Richie is also a member of the firm’s international tax and private equity investment practice groups.